To access TxDOTCONNECT, external partners should take the following steps:

  1. Complete and sign Form 1828b (Security Form) and Form 1980 (Request for External Access), available on the Contractors Forms page in, and send the forms to your district/division sponsor.
  2. Contact your sponsoring district/division so that they can request a TxDOT network ID and password for you, if you do not already have one.
  3. Contact TxDOTNow at 512-302-HELP (4357) with your TxDOT network ID and password to request the appropriate external user access to TxDOTCONNECT.
  4. Log in to the TxDOTCONNECT system.

Training for External Partners

TxDOT provides training materials to support engineering consultants who access TxDOTCONNECT. The training materials include reference guides, job aids and interactive training modules designed for consultants who work with the Engineer’s Estimate.

Questions? Ask the project team.

Training Videos

Reference Materials

Interactive Training Modules

Interactive Training Modules: Release 2
Training for Engineering Consultants

Additional TxDOTCONNECT Information